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Warehouse Associate- Lift Operator 10/12/2017

Kuehne + Nagel Cranbury, NJ

Location
Cranbury, NJ
AJE Ref #
579736308
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
req28507
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Warehouse Associate- Lift Operator

Cranbury, New Jersey

The warehouse associate is responsible for inbound and outbound activities as well as inventory management within the warehouse. This comprises moving materials within the warehouse and the loading/unloading of materials onto or from vehicles utilizing a forklift, reach truck, order picker or other heavy material handling equipment.
The warehouse associate is also responsible for receiving, storing, picking, packing and product preparation, verification, shipping/manifesting, cycle counting and other various duties as assigned to ensure the full and efficient operation of the Distribution Center.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform all necessary warehouse activities in terms of inbound, outbound and inventory processes (see details below)
Work with Radio Frequency equipment to perform all warehousing activities
Collaborate fully with co-workers and other associates and maintain a peaceful and productive work environment
Communicate strongly with leads, supervisors, Operations Manager and DCM
Participate in improvement programs and help implement a culture of continuous improvement, driven by shop floor associates
Maintain a very clean, neat and orderly work place according to specifications
Adhere to all QSHE and security regulations and standards set and contribute to making the workplace a safe, secure and friendly work environment
Manage and maintain a 100% accurate inventory through adhering to set procedures
Use MH Equipment to move and store materials within the warehouse
Use MH Equipment to pick, verify and pack orders according to clearly specific standard practice
Use MH Equipment or other designated means to load goods into trailers or other designated transport vehicles for distribution
Inbound activities may include: receiving, checking, sorting, inbound preparation and storing of product, using material handling equipment to unload incoming materials from trailers, verify and receive materials into inventory, marking and inventorying packages for storage or transit, ay include palletizing and shrink-wrapping, may include stacking of pallets and repeatedly lifting up to 50 pounds
Outbound activities may include: Order preparation, picking, packing, product preparation for point of sale, processing, staging, loading.
Inventory activities may include: inventory management tasks, cycle counting and full inventory counting, checking orders against written list or RF reports, report shortages and follow up to locate items or incomplete orders.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of:

Experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment of at least 1 to 2 years.

Skills and/or Experience:

Ideal candidates will have had 2+ years prior experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment
Experience in a high value, high security environment is a plus
Experience in a lean, continuous improvement environment is a plus
Existing forklift training / experience / certification is a plus
Speak and write good / fluent English
Must be very reliable and dependable
Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate.
Must be organized, detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems
Must show strong commitment to working procedures
Must have strong customer service orientation
Must be able to work under pressure with fixed cut off times
Ability to interact within a team environment
Ability to efficiently solve problems
Ability to be trained within a designated period to operate power operated MH equipment
Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks
Ability to perform tasks through the Warehouse Management System
Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Ability to provide training to less experienced Material Handlers.
Ability to drive power-operated equipment or ability to be trained within 30 days to drive designated MH equipment.
Depending on position, must be flexible in terms of work hours (night, weekend, holidays)
Proven basic math skills at the high school level

Working Environment: Warehouse environment

Special Requirements: Pre employment background screening

GOOD REASONS TO JOIN

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

CONTACT

Kuehne + Nagel Inc - New York - Head Office
10 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302-3920

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com
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Reference Number: req28507

KUEHNE + NAGEL INC. IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, UNIFORM SERVICE, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS OR DISABILITY, OR ANY CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

Knowledge of:

Experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment of at least 1 to 2 years.

Skills and/or Experience:

Ideal candidates will have had 2+ years prior experience in warehouse or manufacturing environment
Experience in a high value, high security environment is a plus
Experience in a lean, continuous improvement environment is a plus
Existing forklift training / experience / certification is a plus
Speak and write good / fluent English
Must be very reliable and dependable
Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate.
Must be organized, detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems
Must show strong commitment to working procedures
Must have strong customer service orientation
Must be able to work under pressure with fixed cut off times
Ability to interact within a team environment
Ability to efficiently solve problems
Ability to be trained within a designated period to operate power operated MH equipment
Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks
Ability to perform tasks through the Warehouse Management System
Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Ability to provide training to less experienced Material Handlers.
Ability to drive power-operated equipment or ability to be trained within 30 days to drive designated MH equipment.
Depending on position, must be flexible in terms of work hours (night, weekend, holidays)
Proven basic math skills at the high school level

Working Environment: Warehouse environment

Special Requirements: Pre employment background screening.